Statement on the Suspension of Operations and Closing of Universal Music Russia
The following statement was issued today in regards to the suspension of operations and the closing of Universal Music Group offices in Russia.
Effective immediately, we are suspending all operations in Russia and closing our offices there. We urge an end to the violence in Ukraine as soon as possible. We are adhering to international sanctions and, along with our employees and artists, have been working with groups from a range of countries to support humanitarian relief efforts to bring urgent aid to refugees in the region.